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Oscar Winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance, Alicia Vikander to Present at 89th Oscars

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Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today.  All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television ...

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Producers Guild of America (PGA): Understanding the Preferential Ballot

On Tuesday, the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) released their nominations for best motion picture of the year. These are looked upon, given their impressive track record, with considerable interest. But they’re also going to be the first industry preferential ballot of the 2016-2017 season. This year’s race for Best Picture is looking very much like La La Land’s to lose; ...

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2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations: Star Wars Leads with 11, Diversity Reigns

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  Just when you thought awards season was over… Often acting as the anti-Oscars, the nominations for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards reflect some Oscar picks as well as a broader level of diversity in its choices that include Straight Outta Compton, Creed and Concussion among its nominees. Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads the pack with 11 nominations and ...

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2016 Oscars: Trivia, History and Fun Facts

From left; Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant), Ex Machina, Spotlight

  We all knew that this year was going to produce a flurry of new records and stats and last night’s Oscar certainly didn’t disappoint. Here are some trivia highlights from the 88th Academy Awards. Keep checking back for updated facts and stats. Best Picture winner Spotlight becomes the 6th film to win BP and only one other award and the ...

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2016 Oscars: Spotlight Wins Best Picture, Leo Finally Gets His Oscar

Spotlight wins the 2016  Oscar for Best Picture

  Spotlight pulled out an 11th hour surprise by pulling out a Best Picture win with just one other award, Best Original Screenplay. That hasn’t happened since 1953 when The Greatest Show on Earth won essentially the same two awards (The Greatest Show on Earth won Best Writing, Motion Picture – an expired category). Spotlight‘s win keeps the history of ...

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Panic Sets In: 3 Oscar Spoilers That COULD Happen

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It happens every year. You lock your FINAL Oscar predictions in and then you get the Deadpool “Did I leave the stove on?” moment of panic where you want to change them all. This has certainly been an Oscar season unlike many in a long time; through controversy over the all-white acting nominees and the shutout of any black-led film ...

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2016 INOCA Nominations: Carol and Mad Max Lead with 12 Each

INOCA nomination leaders Carol and Mad Max: Fury Road lead the winners list

  Tons of love went to Carol, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Assassin today at the 8th International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA). Carol and Mad Max: Fury Road lead with a whopping 12 nominations apiece including Best Picture and Best Director with Carol snagging two Best Actress mentions for its leads, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. The INOCAs are comprised of voters from ...

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Oscar Podcast #35: BAFTA Winners, The Revenant Leads the Oscar Race

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In our 35th podcast, recording just minutes after the 2016 BAFTA awards ceremony, I am joined by three Gold Rush Gang members (James, Evan and Kenneth) to hash over the huge turn in the Oscar game with The Revenant making good on its recent DGA win and taking BAFTA’s Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and more. Can ...

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